Argenta Walther is a dedicated singer and voice teacher of music from the sacred medieval to the modern experimental, living and working in Los Angeles. She performs on a regular basis at some of the city's best-loved venues, including the blue whale, REDCAT, Automata, Saint John's Cathedral and the Museum of Jurassic Technology. Argenta is a frequent guest artist with modern classical, jazz, traditional classical and early music groups including Bach Collegium San Diego, People Inside Electronics, The Alexander Noice Sextet and Southland Ensemble.
Argenta has been a featured soloist in chamber music projects at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, the MAK Center and LACMA in Los Angeles, and the Berkeley Early Music Festival and Exposition. She is a founder of the contemporary vocal group Accordant Commons, and is one of the directing members of Ensemble Vocatrix, a group dedicated to the music of Hildegard von Bingen.
As a student of somatic movement and expression, Argenta integrates this embodied approach into her work as a music educator and performing artist. She is also learning to perform improvisational Playback Theater and wants to try stand-up comedy.
Accordant Commons (Co-founder)- new vocal chamber music
Ensemble Vocatrix- medieval music performance troupe
Alexander Noice Sextet-avant-prog-jazz-minimalism
Angelhead (Co-founder)- medieval garageband